Nearly 6 million Americans live with heart failure. It is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over 65 with annual treatment costs exceeding $31 billion. The technology under development at Endotronix will result in early patient intervention and offers the promise to significantly reduce costs to the healthcare system while dramatically improving patient care.
"We are excited to invest in Endotronix and believe it is well positioned to disrupt costly heart failure treatment patterns and add significant value to the market," shared Paul LaViolette, Managing Partner, SVLS and incoming Endotronix Chairman of the Board. "The company's end-to-end patient management solution will integrate critical data on one platform to best address the clinical problem of managing patients with advanced heart failure."
Endotronix's solution combines a cloud-based patient management system and an implantable pulmonary artery sensor for improved outpatient hemodynamic management. Real-time monitoring of pulmonary artery pressures has been shown to reduce heart failure hospitalizations by as much as 37%1. The Endotronix wireless solution seamlessly integrates daily clinical monitoring of key physiological data with improved communication between patients, caregivers and clinicians for earlier detection of worsening heart failure. The company's protocol-driven care management system aims to improve the quality of life of the millions of patients suffering from advanced heart failure.
"Patient-friendly, wireless solutions that provide early detection and link the physician and patient in continuous communication have enormous potential for the management of chronic heart failure," said Leslie Saxon, MD, Professor of Medicine and Executive Director for the Center for Body Computing, University of Southern California. "The Endotronix solution optimizes the inefficient management and communication pathways that currently plague both patients and physicians."
Endotronix, Inc., a digital health medtech company, is developing an integrated platform to provide comprehensive, reimbursable health management tools for patients suffering from advanced heart failure. The company's comprehensive solution includes a cloud-based disease management data system and outpatient hemodynamic management with a breakthrough implantable wireless pulmonary artery sensor for early detection of worsening heart failure.
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1 Abraham W.T., Adamson P.B., Bourge R.C., Wireless pulmonary artery haemodynamic monitoring in chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial. Lancet. 2011;377:658-666.
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